OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - April
SWE, 12:00, Documentary
We follow a man with an idea to create a film. He is convinced that his film idea is so brilliant, it sends him on a journey of hope, despair and some legal issues. This is that film.
USA, 19:22, Narrative
During the WWII North African campaign, a German sniper of the AfrikaKorps and a U.S. Combat engineer find themselves the sole survivors of a battle. They must reluctantly join forces to escape a marauding band of desert nomads and the unforgiving desolation of the Sahara desert. During their odyssey, the German relates the destruction of his country due to following their corrupt politicians. He regrets not stopping them before it was too late. It's a specter from the past that sadly parallels many aspects of our society today. The German soon realizes his own government is the real enemy of his people and struggles to find the courage (Tapferkeit) to stop them.
USA, 6:45, Web Series
Jenny knows a few things for sure: she's jobless, homeless, broke, and depressed. She knows that Nicole is her best friend, Nicole hates feelings, and Nicole is her best chance at survival. Can friendship cure depression? No. But it's all she's got.
USA, 6:41, Narrative
Worth It captures an intimate conversation between a young foster couple who face the hard reality of an unknown future with their foster son.
USA, 11:08, Narrative
A man living in the Deep South must confront his prejudices when a young boy moves in to the neighborhood and tries to befriend him.